Zapodidae


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Noun1.Zapodidae - jumping mice
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
jumping mouse - any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches; of woodlands of Eurasia and North America
genus Zapus, Zapus - type genus of the Zapodidae
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Their close relatives, the rodents of the family Zapodidae (jumping mice and birch mice), use all four extremities when they scurry.
1 2 0 Muridae 30 64 1 Microtinae 14 30 0 Cricetinae 19 40 0 Unknown 5 11 1 Zapodidae (Zapus hudsonicus) 1 2 0 Bovidae 1 2 0 Unknown 1 2 0 Birds 15 32 1 Scolopacidae (Limosa fedoa) 1 2 0 Anatidae(1) 4 9 0 Unknown 2 4 0 Bird eggs 11 23 1 Large (duck) 9 19 1 Medium 2 4 0 Small (passerine) 4 9 0 Insects 19 40 3 Coleoptera 13 28 3 Hymenoptera 1 2 1 Diptera 1 2 0 Orthoptera 1 2 1 Unknown 4 9 0 Reptiles 5 11 2 Squamata 5 11 2 Chelonia (turtle eggs) 1 2 0 Amphibians 5 11 1 Urodela 5 11 1 Anura (frog) 0 0 1 Gastropods (snails) 2 2 1 Plants 40 85 5 Grass 26 55 2 Sunflower seeds 2 4 0 Woody 1 2 0 Unknown 19 40 3 1 Includes dabbling duck female adult (2%) and ducklings (6%); does not include duck eggs